News & Events:
Reservations are currently being accepted for a cruise to Rhodes for the 70th year memorial, during the 3rd week of July 2014. Please contact Sally at (310) 275-2627 for reservation information.
The most recent Rhodesli lunch was on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Marina del Rey Yacht Club:
The Hasson Family picnic is scheduled for Sunday, June 8, 2014 (location to be announced).
An “Out to Lunch Bunch” was held on December 10th at the Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach:
An “Out to Lunch Bunch” was held on October 8th at Mountain Gate Country Club in Brentwood:
The photos below are of the “Out to Lunch Bunch” on August 13, 2013 in West L.A.:
“Rhodes Stories Project” – August 2013:
This is a project by a Rhodesli descendant of the Hasson, Capelouto & Almeleh families, Barry Salzman of New York. To be a part of this exciting project by an artist who is creating a photographic & video project, please see: http://www.rhodesjewishmuseum.org/rhodesli-diaspora-news/los-angeles Photos are being taken at our Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in the Levy Hall. Below are photos from the project:
The following are samples of the artistic photographic style of Barry Salzman of the Jews of “Rhodes Stories” project:
July/August 2013: Catalina trip. Pavillion Lodge in Avalon.
Our annual family vacation on the island which attracts over a hundred people and which reminds us of our island roots in Rhodes.
Sunday, July 7, 2013: the annual Rhodesli picnic at Rancho Park in West Los Angeles.
Sunday, June 23, 2013: Art Benveniste speaking at the Autry Museum in Griffith Park. History and stories of the L.A. Sephardic Jewish community.
Sunday, June 2, 2013: Hasson family picnic at Roxbury Park in West Los Angeles.
Film Screening of “The Longest Journey” on April 14, 2013 at Tifereth Israel:
This documentary features the personal accounts of Stella Levi, Sami Modiano and Alberto Israel. It includes the contrast of the beauty of the island with the tragedy suffered by the Jewish community of Rhodes. The film was followed by a question and answer period with Stella Levi. This presentation was sponsored by the Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation.